Ruth M. Sadowski, 83

Ruth M. Sadowski, 83, of Germantown, passed away peacefully on Nov. 25, 2012, at Horizon Hospice in Mequon.

Ruth was born in Milwaukee on Nov. 8, 1929, to the late Arthur and Olive (nee Pluer) Schmittinger and married the late Elmer Sadowski on Feb. 3, 1951, in Milwaukee.

Ruth was a past 4-H leader for the Kirchhayn Trotters, she was a long-time member of Davidís Star Ev. Lutheran Church in Jackson and a retired employee of Klech Corporation in Cedarburg.

She is survived by her children: Bruce (the late Elaine nee Groth) Sadowski of Jackson and Karen Sadowski of St. Cloud, Wis. Her grandchildren: Paul (Schantell) Sadowski of Jackson, Jennifer (Jason) Wollner of Kewaskum, Peter (Charolette) Sadowski of Jackson, and Jacob Bydlon of St. Cloud, Wis. Brothers Arthur (Donna) Schmittinger and Ronald (Kay) Schmittinger. She is further survived by six great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements.